Beneficiaries of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in Louisiana started to receive up to $1,691.
Up to $1,691 in SNAP Benefits
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits have been a hallmark in the country to support qualified residents in 50 states including the District of Columbia. This has helped to meet their daily needs and buy nutritious food in affiliated groceries.
In a published article in The Washington Examiner, the Children and Family Services Department said that the median payment per household in Louisiana is $192 while the maximum monthly payment is $281 for a household of one.
Recipients of SNAP Benefits in Louisiana
According to a published report in The Gazette, the Center on Budget and Policy Authorities said that around 822,600 or 18% of the population in the state of Louisiana are beneficiaries of SNAP. Meanwhile, 12% of the total population in the country participates in the program.
Those who qualify for the SNAP Benefits will receive their monthly payments. However, the amount varies depending on the state where they lived and it is transferred based on the preferred method of the implementing agency.
In Louisiana, SNAP Benefit recipients will receive their payments through Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Card. They can use this to swipe and purchase their food at the grocery.